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Toyota recalling Camry Hybrid, Corolla Hybrid and RAV4 Hybrid

Toyota is recalling 173 Camry, Corolla and RAV4 Hybrids over potential brake booster issues which could cause a brake assist failure.

Toyota Australia has issued a recall for 173 Camry, Corolla and RAV4 Hybrids over a potential brake booster issue that could see the brake assist function fail. According to Toyota it has identified that “some brake booster pumps may be manufactured improperly, and may cause the brake assist function to stop operating while driving”.

So, what could happen? “If the brake booster pump stops operating, multiple warning lights and messages will illuminate, and/or audible chimes may sound. Braking assist could be lost completely after several brake pedal applications, causing an increase in the vehicles stopping distance, increasing the risk of an accident” Toyota said it is recall notice.

Toyota said the vehicles being recalled were all manufactured between April and May 2019 and that there have been no known incidents because of the issue. Owners of affected vehicles will be contacted and advised to visit their nearest Toyota dealership and have the recall work performed free of charge.

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Isaac Bober

Isaac Bober

Isaac Bober was born in the shadow of Mount Panorama in Bathurst and, so, it was inevitable he’d fall into work as a motoring writer. He began his motoring career in 2000 reviewing commercial vehicles, before becoming editor of Caravan & Motorhome magazine. He then moved to MOTOR Magazine before going freelance and contributing to Overlander 4WD, 4×4 Australia, TopGear Australia, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, The Australian, CARSguide, and many more.